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The Woman Upstairs
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Told with urgency, intimacy, and piercing emotion, this New York Times bestselling novel is the riveting confession of a woman awakened, transformed, and abandoned by a desire for a world beyond her own.Nora Eldridge is a reliable, but unremarkable, friend and neighbor, always on the fringe of other people's achievements. But the arrival of the Shahid family—dashing Skandar, a Lebanese scholar, glamorous Sirena, an Italian artist, and their son, Reza—draws her into a complex and exciting new world. Nora's happiness pushes her beyond her boundaries, until Sirena's careless ambition leads to a shattering betrayal.A New York Times Book Review Notable Book • A Washington Post Top Ten Book of the Year • A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book • A Huffington Post Best Book

  • A Boston GlobeBest Book of the Year • A Kirkus Best Fiction Book
  • A Goodreads Best Book

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    Street Date:
    04/30/2013
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    APA Citation (style guide)

    Claire Messud. (2013). The Woman Upstairs. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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    Claire Messud. 2013. The Woman Upstairs. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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    Claire Messud, The Woman Upstairs. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2013.

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    Claire Messud. The Woman Upstairs. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2013. Web.

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    Nora Eldridge is a reliable, but unremarkable, friend and neighbor, always on the fringe of other people's achievements. But the arrival of the Shahid family—dashing Skandar, a Lebanese scholar, glamorous Sirena, an Italian artist, and their son, Reza—draws her into a complex and exciting new world. Nora's happiness pushes her beyond her boundaries, until Sirena's careless ambition leads to a shattering betrayal.
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  • A Goodreads Best Book

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    Nora Eldridge is a reliable, but unremarkable, friend and neighbor, always on the fringe of other people's achievements. But the arrival of the Shahid family—dashing Skandar, a Lebanese scholar, glamorous Sirena, an Italian artist, and their son, Reza—draws her into a complex and exciting new world. Nora's happiness pushes her beyond her boundaries, until Sirena's careless ambition leads to a shattering betrayal.
    A New York Times Book Review Notable Book • A Washington Post Top Ten Book of the Year • A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book • A Huffington Post Best Book

  • A Boston GlobeBest Book of the Year • A Kirkus Best Fiction Book
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